The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank - 89 74
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.05% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
VBScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 478 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.57% 30.96% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 296 260
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.25 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -48.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.95 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.25 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Classic ASP
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Intranet
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Server Patching
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Apache
6 1 (10.00%) PHP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP